Dancing in the dark — Two young ladies work on their Hawaiian dance moves Sunday evening on the lawn of the Memorial Building. The Hinsdale Public Library’s After Dark program sponsored the group The Barefoot Hawaiian to entertain and inform guests. The group performed traditional and some not-so-traditional music to the delight of the audience. (Jim Slonoff photo)
Heroin use on rise,
even in Hinsdale
For parents who believe their kids will not be exposed to heroin here in Hinsdale, Police Chief Brad Bloom has some disturbing news.
The village has had three deaths this year involving drug overdoses, according to reports issued by the DuPage County Coroner’s Office. Two of the deaths involved opiate-based drugs, including heroin.
“This is the most we’ve ever seen, three in one year,” Bloom said. “That’s a lot, and just a little over half of the year is over. The number is concerning for us.” ... read more